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See definition of plays on on Dictionary.com
  • as inmove
  • as intravesty
  • as inuse
  • as inexploit

synonyms for plays on

  • bring
  • carry
  • convert
  • drive
  • lead
  • operate
  • propel
  • push
  • shift
  • start
  • turn
  • activate
  • actuate
  • advocate
  • affect
  • agitate
  • budge
  • cause
  • excite
  • impel
  • impress
  • incite
  • induce
  • inspire
  • inspirit
  • instigate
  • introduce
  • persuade
  • prompt
  • propose
  • quicken
  • recommend
  • rouse
  • shove
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • strike
  • submit
  • suggest
  • sway
  • touch
  • urge
  • bring up
  • draw up
  • get going
  • give rise to
  • play on
  • prevail upon
  • put forward
  • tug at
  • work on
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antonyms for plays on

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • hold
  • keep
  • lose
  • remain
  • repress
  • stop
  • calm
  • delay
  • dull
  • halt
  • hinder
  • leave alone
  • lull
  • oppose
  • prevent
  • quiet
  • slow
  • suppress
  • tranquilize
  • dishearten
  • fix
  • pause
  • stay
  • flatter
  • praise
  • tell the truth
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How to use plays on in a sentence

It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
When he plays a sonata it is as if the composition rose from the dead and stood transfigured before you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Liszt sometimes strikes wrong notes when he plays, but it does not trouble him in the least.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He plays beautifully, and was trained in the famous Brussels conservatory, of which Dupont is the head.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The rhythm of a simple tune plays favourably on a child's ear, enhancing life according to this great law.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Imitation of the ways of their elders doubtless plays a part here, but it is aided by an instinct for adornment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
She plays with Captain Lovelock as a child does with a wooden harlequin, she pulls a string and he throws up his arms and legs.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
We should infer also from some of the early stage plays, that the "players" used the weed even when acting their parts.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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